The OPCA Team 
Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association 

Conference Fees

OPCA Members - $50.00 + tax

Non-Members - $150.00 + tax

All Inclusive fee includes:

  • Convenience U / Carwacs 2-day pass

  •  POST Safety Forum / Breakfast / Lunch

  •  OPCA Dinner & Entertainment

  •  Manufacturer Training

  • Gift and prize draw entry

Cancellation policy: Registration fees are refundable, if written notification is received by the OPCA on or before February 18, 2017. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after the conference and a $10.00 processing fee will be deducted per registration.  Send cancellation request to


Monday March 6, 2017 at 8:00 AM EST
Wednesday March 8, 2017 at 5:00 PM EST

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International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre 


Lodging info

International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre

655 Dixon Rd. Toronto, ON M9W 1J3

Tel: 416-244-1711

For phone in reservations, use the group code “ONT_061” or “Ontario Petroleum Contractors Assoc.” to identify your room block.

Rates guaranteed until Feb. 3, 2017

Please note availability is not guaranteed until this date, the OPCA has a specific amount of rooms blocked – please book early to avoid disappointment.

An online reservation system is also available by clicking on the link below!

Click here to use the International Plaza online booking tool


All OPCA events held at the International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre. The Convenience U/Carwacs Show is being held at the Toronto Congress Centre. 

March 6

  • 8 am - 6:30 pm - Manufacturer training (scroll down for schedule)
  • 5 pm - CPCA Annual General Meeting 
  • 7:30 pm Welcome Cocktail reception

March 7

  • 8:30 am - POST Safety Forum / Breakfast / Lunch                                        Breakfast served at 7:30 a.m.  
  • Noon-5pm - Convenience U / Carwacs Show 
  • 6:30 pm - OPCA Dinner & Entertainment featuring Jack - Master Magician 
  • 9 pm - Sponsor hosted hospitality
March 8
  • 9:00 am - OPCA Annual General Meeting                                       Continental breakfast available at 8:00 and Lunch served at noon
  • Noon-5pm - Convenience U / Carwacs Show 



Register for the conference


Click here to register

CONVENIENCE U / CARWACS at the Toronto Congress Centre

All OPCA conference registrants will be pre-registered for the show**

**Badges to be picked up at the Carwacs registration table at the

Toronto Congress Centre**


Kevin Burns

At the POST safety forum

Management Consultant | Author | Speaker

Kevin Burns is a management consultant, international thought-leader in workplace safety, and a speaker based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the CEO of ZeroSpeak Corporation and principal consultant at M4 Management Consultants

Kevin has authored ten books on human performance and safety, including his most recent release, PeopleWork: The Human Touch in Workplace Safety.

Whether it’s addressing frontline workers at safety meetings, speaking at international safety conferences, or consulting with management and safety teams to improve safety culture, Kevin brings a collaborative, people-based approach to safety. His "PeopleWork" blog is a go-to reference for the latest in workplace safety management.

Kevin speaks from the heart with unforgettable presentations and keynote addresses that are changing the way industry and people think and act about safety.

To learn more about Kevin, please visit his website

Jack - Master Magician

at the OPCA Dinner

The OPCA will be hosting a dinner with entertainment featuring Jack - Master Magician. Jack hails from Quebec City and has been entertaining audiences for many years.  At our event, he will be featuring his "micro magic" performances where he visits each table and performs an illusion that always astounds his audience. After dinner, attendees will have the opportunity to see Jack perform again as he visits the sponsor hosted hospitality rooms.  

Technical Standards & Safety Authority

at the OPCA Annual General Meeting

Providing an overview regulatory updates. 

Submit your question for TSSA


Manufacturer Training sessions

Training sessions are free for OPCA members and employees - Non members submit conference registration form and payment

Join our manufacturers for training sessions on the various petroleum equipment and technology such as tanks, piping and fuel control systems.

All sessions are ninety minutes (approx.) except for FE Petro and Dualoy which are 3 hours (approx.)

Continental Breakfast and Lunch is provided by the OPCA

All sessions to be held at the International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre - 655 Dixon Road, Toronto T: 416-244-1711

Sessions available:

CSI - Sponsored by Containment Solutions Inc.

CSI will be providing a detailed training session which includes all the Contractor Training Materials for contractors who need training to properly install a fiberglass storage tank. The information includes Tank Installation Instructions, an Installation Training Presentation, and an installer installation exam. This training kit is built to be a comprehensive program for first-time installers and a refresher course for experienced companies as well.

Once a contractor completes the training, an educational certificate is provided to the company and is valid for two (2) years. During this two year period the company is responsible for training new employees in the same manner, using the CSI approved training documents and tools.

ICON - Sponsored by Icon Containment Solutions

Icon will provide Certified Installer Training. Time permitting there will also be some new products introduced.

FE PETRO AND APT - Sponsored by Franklin Fueling

Franklin will be using their new FFS Pro University system to train and certify contractors on APT and FE Petro. Costs for attendees will be waived for the OPCA event.

Dualoy Fibreglass Pipe training  - Sponsored by Red Leonard & Associates

Flexworks - Piping training session - Sponsored by OPW

Petrovend - Sponsored by OPW & R & D Marketing

Session covering the PetroVend FSC3000 and Nano tank gauge programming systems. The session will prepare attendees to complete their certification online through OPW University.

Veeder Root - Sponsored by Gilbarco

TLS Tank Gauging training